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Hugs for Brady Foundation Honored by General Assembly 

December 11, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - The Hugs for Brady Foundation was honored last week with a ceremonial resolution sponsored by local resident and Assemblyman Joseph Danielsen (D), Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R) and Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D). 

"Hugs for Brady helps out children with cancer, and children with cancer get a small fraction of research and development funds," ...

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center

SUMMIT, NJ - It takes a village…not just to raise a child, but to treat patients with brain tumors. The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center in Overlook Medical Center is the medical version of a village and, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, the official ribbon cutting ceremony marked its grand opening.

Members of the Glasser Foundation, two of the three co-directors of the Glasser Brain Tumor ...

The Center for Great Expectations Announces Conference on Applying Trauma-Informed Care (UPDATE)

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Center for Great Expectations (CGE) of Somerset, is hosting a full day conference on applying trauma-informed care in mental health and substance abuse treatment at the DCF Child Welfare Training Academy Friday, Dec. 1, from 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  

Space is limited so register today. Attendees can earn five continuing education credits (CE), and students ...

Prosecutor Leads "Night of Conversation" About Substance Abuse in Somerset County

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson will lead a converation about drug and allcohol abuse and strategies to prevent children from experimenting with drugs and alcohol during a "Night of Conversation" at the township municipal building, 379 South Branch Road Thursday, Nov. 16, beginning at 7 p.m.

Parents and their children are invited to ...

Family of RU student, suicide victim, starting ​fund for financial hardships

EDITOR’S NOTE: All photos are courtesy of the Selfo family.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The family of a Rutgers student who took her own life in early November have set up a GoFundMe campaign to help weather the financial burdens that have followed her death.

Rutgers pharmacy major Irisa Selfo, age 20 of Fair Lawn, passed away on November 6. She left behind her mother Alma, her ...

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Franklin Township

Franklin Township: Use Flexible Spending Account for Eyecare Expenses

December 7, 2017

The end of the year is when most flexible spending, health savings, and insurance benefits expire, and we'd like to give you a friendly reminder that it's a good time to visit us! 

If you participate in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), a 'Cafeteria Plan' or other healthcare savings program through your company benefits program, time may be running out. Some plans require ...